Of the 69 COVID-19 deaths to date in Stearns, Benton and Sherburne counties, more than 17% have been reported in the last week.
It does not reflect when these deaths occurred.
The HPSC has been notified of 859 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. The Covid-19 case fatality rate has further declined to 1.51 per cent.
Of today's cases, 192 are in Dublin, 148 in Cork, 58 in Donegal, 55 in Galway, and 54 are in Meath, with the other 352 cases spread across the remaining 21 counties.
As of 11:30 a.m. Saturday, there were 2,156 COVID-19 patients admitted into hospitals throughout the state, 114 more than Thursday evening, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration dashboard. 24 additional hospitalisations were seen in the past 24 hours.
With a record-setting one day total of new COVID-19 confirmed cases Friday, the Department of Health said the state is clearly in the middle of the predicted fall resurgence of the coronavirus.
Montreal had the highest increase in numbers Saturday with 253 new cases Saturday (40,723), and Monteregie's cases increased by 134 (14,495 total).
Over 230,000 COVID-19 tests were conducted in Pennsylvania between October 15 and October 21, 10,375 of which were positive, the Inquirer reported. The state added 18 new deaths on Friday for a total of 7,147.
There have also been six additional deaths reported by the Department of Health there.
In nursing and personal care homes, there have been 25,252 cases in residents and 5,489 in employees.
The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive out of all the people tested in a given time period.
He said the incidence rate for people ages 19 to 24 is 400 per 100,000, and the incidence rate for people 65 and older has doubled or tripled in the past few days.
No new cases were reported at any of the county's long-term care facilities.The county's health region began enhanced restrictions earlier this month which were extended through November 14, with restaurants and bars prohibited from allowing indoor dining.